How Seyi Makinde Dumped Oyinlola To Back Arapaja To Emerge Deputy National How Seyi Makinde Dumped Oyinlola To Back Arapaja To Emerge Deputy National Chairman Of PDP (South)
Former Osun State Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola before now was set to emerge as the National Chairman of the PDP. But the story changed when the zoning committee of the PDP zoned the National Chairmanship of the PDP to the North and the subsequent ratification of such decision by the NEC.
It appears fresh crisis may be brewing in the Southwest Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after a party source revealed to the Punch that Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde is backing the candidacy of Taofeek Arapaja, for the post of deputy National chairman at the 30th and 31st of October national convention because there is a possibility he may end up being the national chairman of the party.
Sequel to the release of final list of Candidates who have been cleared to participate in the forthcoming National Convention of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), A Former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and the Incumbent National Vice-chairman (South-West) of the PDP, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja 'll be in contention for the PDP Deputy National Chairmanship (South) Position.
The greatest external challenge that the newly elected national vice chairman of the PDP for southwest will face is from Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his All Progresives Congress (APC).Tinubu himself is enough to give serious headaches to Alhaji Taofeek Arapaja.The fact is Arapaja must have identified the two key areas where his challenges will come.
The 2019 governorship aspirant of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Oyo State, Amb. Taofeeq Arapaja has tackled the governorship candidate of ADC in the 2019 general election, Sen. Olufemi Lanlehin to stop calling or naming himself as his political leader in the state. Arapaja said this while responding to a question from a popular radio program in Ibadan; Political Circuit, that, it is very wrong for the former senator of the federal republic of Nigeria to be calling him his political follower just because
Former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Ambassador Taofeek Oladejo Arapaja has charged all the newly appointed Caretaker chairmen in Oyo State to use their positions to better the lots of the people in their various council areas in order to justify the confidence reposed in them. Amb. Arapaja stated this when he played host to the duo of new Caretaker Chairman of Ibadan South East Local Govt, Hon. Emmanuel Alawode and Chairperson of Ibadan South LCDA, Alhaja Kehinde Eboda at his Felele residence, Ibadan today
Previous Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and ex-Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, on Wednesday, authoritatively rejoined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Oyinlola and Arapaja together with other political fat cats rejoined PDP at a meeting held in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. The occasion dedicated PDP Southwest Zonal Unification Rally was held in Mapo in Ibadan. Oyinlola, who tended to a great many PDP supporters, said that to the extent governmental is
Former Oyo State deputy governor, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, has spoken that he is not the personal assistant of Senator Lanlehin. He said he was his colleague politically. He explained that they are just brothers. He disclosed this today during a radio programme monitored by our correspondent on Fresh FM, Ibadan. He explained that he didn't carry him along about his move despite the fact that he was the next man to him. He said that he is not desperate when it comes to politics because power flows from God.
A body of over 10000 South West youths in the People's Democratic Party (PDP), christened New Deal Coalition, (NDC) has urged the newly elected South west PDP zonal executives under the Chairmanship of H.E (Amb) Taofik Arapaja, to be manganimous in victory and shun every acts as tendencies towards division that are capable of causing a collapse of the party.
After Arapaja won Fayose's candidate to emerge as chairman of PDP in South West,see what Fayose said
In a that was tweeted by the former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose this morning, it was made known that he has succumbed to defeat, after the candidate of Governor Seyi Makinde, won his own candidate by 13 votes.According to what Fayose said in the tweet, he made it known that the close votes the two contestants had, has simply shown that they both have strength and that, and that the strength of the two candidates should be explored by PDP.
Photo: Taofeek Arapaja, culled from the NATION The National Vice chairman (Southwest) of the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), Taofeek Arapaja has disclosed that the opposition party is crumbling under the leadership of Prince Uche Secondus as the National Chairman of the party.
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Few days ago, the People's Democratic Party held a congress in the southwest Zone.During their congress, they held an election to determine who will be the Chairman of the PDP in the southwest.The were two major Candidates that contested for the elections.While Governor Makinde Supported Mr Arapaja for the Chairmanship Position, Fayose supported Mr Olafeso.
Dr Bukola Saraki has congratulated Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja on his victory as the South-West Zonal Chairman of the Official PDP Nigeria.He also congratulated all the new zonal executives of our party in the region.He said this recently on his official twitter handle.Dr Bukola Saraki, the chairman of PDP reconciliation and Strategy Committee also wished the new zonal executives all the best as they all prepare to embark on your respective assignments.
With the look of things, there is no doubt that 2023 presidential elections would be a memorable one.This is owing to the fact that the atmosphere of political activity has been stirred up as some political parties have started setting up their structure in order to strategically position themselves for the election.
The battle of leadership and control of People Democratic Party (PDP) in South - West may have been finally settled as the camp of Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, got the upper hand at the just concluded South - West Zonal Congress.It was gathered that the governor's candidate, Arapaja, polled 343 votes to defeat Eddy Olafeso who scored 330 votes.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has conducted its regional congress in the southwest of the country.The event which was much anticipated and well-publicized as come and gone.Winners have emerged and losers have been nursing their wounds.The outcome of the congress has separated the bigwigs from the ordinary members of the party.
In a keenly contested election between former deputy governor of Oyo State Taofeek Arapaja and Dr Eddy Olafeso, for the chairmanship position of South West PDP Zonal Chapter, Arapaja pulled a total vote of 343 to defeat Olafeso who pulled 314 votes.Arapaja was widely supported by Gov.
Ayo Fayose has revealed to the public that he will not challenge the outcome of the South - West congress in the court he made this known when he tweeted Let all well wishers of our party be assured that the Fayose Group in the South-West PDP that I lead by God's grace, will stand by our words and will not challenge the outcome of the South-West Congress in the court. PDP remains our only hope and that of Nigerians at large. It must therefore be jealously preserved by our priceless sacrifice. This is our bond.
Following months of speculations and leadership crisis rocking the People's Democratic Party, the South-West zone finally held it's zonal congress on Friday,11th April 2021.The congress which was held at osogbo, the capital of Osun state had in attendance all South-West PDP Chieftains and delegates from the six states in the zone.
As PDP looks forward to the 2023 elections, it is doing all within it to reach to set its house in order as the party holds congresses in almost all the zones of the federation.The congress seeks to address some challenges bedeviling the party in different regions of the Country.